This Week in Pokémon GO: October 9-15, 2023

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Dive into an action-packed week in Pokémon GO beginning October ninth, with Detective Pikachu returning on the fifth of October with their new pal Slowpoke sporting a hat.

The Harvest Pageant kicks off on October twelfth, with new Paldean Pokémon Smoliv debuting! Timburr Neighborhood Day takes place October fifteenth, with the muscular Pokémon Conkeldurr having access to Darkish sort transfer Brutal Swing as their unique transfer. For Halloween followers there's the Ticket of Treats, which supplies Timed Analysis each Thursday throughout October.

For these aiming for mastery, the race is on to finish the Timed Investigation and earn the unrivalled Grasp Ball. However that's not all – battle fanatics can gear up for the GO Battle League Season 16, whereas raiders put together for epic confrontations doubtlessly shiny Guzzlord!

And maintain your eyes peeled for the elusive Shiny Shadow Moltres! There's a plethora of adventures ready, so trainers, gear up and set out!

Detective Pikachu Returns

  • Pikachu
    sporting a detective hat

  • Slowpoke
    sporting a hat

Detective Pikachu returns from October 5, 2023 10:00am to October 9, 2023 8:00pm native time.

Harvest Pageant Occasion

  • Smoliv

  • Dolliv

  • Arboliva

October 12, 2023 10:00am to October 17, 2023 8:00pm native time is the Harvest Pageant! Smoliv will make their Pokémon GO debut, and different Grass sort Pokémon will spawn within the wild.

Timburr Neighborhood Day

  • Timburr

October 15, 2023, from 2:00pm to five:00pm native time is Timburr Neighborhood Day! Evolve to get a Conkeldurr that is aware of the unique transfer Brutal Swing.

Metropolis Safari: Barcelona, Spain

  • Gogoat

  • Eevee
    sporting an explorer hat

Metropolis Safari: Barcelona, Spain happens Saturday October 13, 2023 10:00am to six:00pm, and Sunday October 14, 2023 10:00 to six:00pm. Gogoat makes their debut in Pokémon GO, and it may be shiny, together with Eevee sporting a particular explorer hat.

Ticket of Treats

Beginning in October, trainers would be capable of buy the model new ‘Ticket of Treats’ which grants spooky Halloween themed Timed Analysis all through the entire month! With the ticket, each Thursday a brand new Timed Analysis will likely be unlocked, providing you with till the tip of October to finish all of them. Every analysis comes with Premium Gadgets, event-themed encounters, and extra!

The ticket will likely be obtainable to buy till October 29, 2023 11:59pm native time, and should be accomplished and claimed by October 31, 2023, 11:59pm native time.

Adventures Abound Particular Analysis

Select your Paldean companion Pokémon! A brand new Particular Analysis story with branching paths will likely be obtainable to Trainers! All through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound, you’ll be capable of journey collectively and bond together with your chosen companion Pokémon.

You possibly can declare this Particular Analysis without charge from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. native time.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball

Pokemon GO master ball
Pokemon GO grasp ball

Embark on the trail to mastery, Trainers. A Timed Investigation is a prolonged sequence of challenges obtainable throughout a set time frame. Seeing this journey by means of will supply among the rarest rewards you possibly can acquire in Pokémon GO.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball will likely be obtainable all through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound. Full the Timed Investigation by Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. native time to obtain the perfect Poké Ball with the last word degree of efficiency—the Grasp Ball.

When used, it is going to catch any Pokémon you encounter in Pokémon GO with out fail, whether or not it's within the wild, by means of Lure Modules, after Raid Battles, or whereas utilizing your Every day Journey Incense.

  • For Trainers who're unable to finish Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball by November 21, 2023, a Particular Analysis ticket that awards a Grasp Ball will likely be obtainable to buy.

GO Battle League Season 16
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GO Battle League: Adventures Abound will begin on Friday, September 1, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. PT.

The next will happen initially of the Season:

  • Finish-of-Season rewards will likely be obtainable on the battle display.
  • Your GO Battle League rank will likely be reset.
  • Rank-up necessities will stay the identical because the prior
October 6 – October 13
  • Nice League*
  • 🟡 Extremely League*
  • 🟣 Grasp League*
October 13 – October 20
  • Nice League
  • 🔵 Sunshine Cup: Nice League Version

Highlight Hour

Pokémon Spotlight Hour


Tuesday October tenth 6pm until 7pm native time we've Shroomish because the featured Pokémon for highlight hour, together with 2x XP for evolving Pokémon.


The next PokéStop showcases will happen throughout this week:

Date and Time Showcase
October 5 – October 9
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Pikachu

October 12 – October 13
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Smoliv

  • Pumpkaboo

  • Gourgeist

October 15
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. native time

  • Timburr

  • Conkeldurr

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Raid Hour

  • Guzzlord

Wednesday October eleventh 6pm until 7pm native time Guzzlord will seem in five-star raids.

Mega Raids

Gengar (Mega)

From October 6 to October 20 Mega Gengar will seem in Mega Raids.

5-Star Raids

  • Guzzlord

From October 6 to October 20 Guzzlord will seem in five-star raids, and they are often shiny for the primary time!

Shadow Raids

One-star and three-star Shadow Raids will likely be obtainable each day, whereas five-star Shadow Raids will happen on Saturdays and Sundays, until in any other case famous. Additionally, Shadow Moltres will swoop into five-star Shadow Raids throughout Adventures Abound!

Moltres (Shadow)

For the primary time in Pokémon GO, you might even encounter a Shiny Shadow Moltres—when you’re fortunate!

Season of Adventures Abound
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Season of Adventures Abound: Bonuses
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The next bonuses are particular to Season 12: Adventures Abound.

Trainers can confide in 40 Items each day

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Trainers can maintain as much as to 40 Items of their bag

Elevated injury when taking part in raids with a buddy

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Elevated XP from going up a Friendship degree


Season of Adventures Abound Analysis Breakthrough

  • From September 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to December 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Full Discipline Analysis duties throughout the entire season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, together with Sableye, Galarian Farfetch'd, Larvitar, Furfrou, Bagon and Goomy.

  • Sableye

  • Farfetch'd (Galarian)

  • Larvitar

  • Furfrou

  • Bagon

  • Goomy

Season of Adventures Abound Discipline Analysis Duties
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Beginning this Season, Discipline Analysis duties that beforehand rotated on a month-to-month foundation will now rotate Seasonally. Discipline Analysis duties that award an encounter with Spinda will nonetheless rotate month-to-month. For a full listing of the season discipline analysis duties try our listing right here.

Seasonal Rotations

Wild Spawns
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Completely different Pokémon will seem within the wild! Because the Season modifications, completely different Pokémon will seem in numerous areas the world over!


  • Gengar

  • Gulpin

  • Beldum

  • Tranquill

  • Scraggy

  • Gothita

  • Dedenne


  • Chansey

  • Staravia

  • Lopunny

  • Croagunk

  • Shelmet

  • Morelull

  • Oranguru


  • Onix

  • Sableye

  • Aggron

  • Darumaka

  • Golett

  • Fletchinder

  • Togedemaru

Seashores & Water

  • Slowbro

  • Shellder

  • Pelipper

  • Karrablast

  • Goomy

  • Dewpider

  • Sandygast

Northern Hemisphere

  • Chikorita

  • Cyndaquil

  • Totodile

  • Larvitar

  • Deerling (Autumn)

  • Tyrunt

  • Amaura

Southern Hemisphere

  • Snivy

  • Tepig

  • Oshawott

  • Tirtouga

  • Archen

  • Deerling (Spring)

  • Deino

*When you’re fortunate, you might encounter a Shiny one!


The next Pokémon hatch from Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group!

2 km Eggs

  • Chinchou

  • Meditite

  • Larvesta

  • Fomantis

  • Lechonk

5 km Eggs

  • Lickitung

  • Gligar

  • Larvesta

  • Sprigatito

  • Fuecoco

  • Quaxly

7 km Eggs

  • Growlithe (Hisuian)

  • Voltorb (Hisuian)

  • Qwilfish (Hisuian)

  • Sneasel (Hisuian)

10 km Eggs

  • Larvesta

  • Carbink

  • Goomy

  • Jangmo-o

  • Frigibax

Journey Sync Rewards
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The next Pokémon hatch from Journey Sync Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group.

5 km Eggs

  • Cranidos

  • Shieldon

  • Happiny

  • Munchlax

  • Alomomola

10 km Eggs

  • Gible

  • Goomy

  • Rockruff

  • Jangmo-o

*When you’re fortunate, you might encounter a Shiny one!

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